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10 Notable Stocks Trading Ex-Dividend Friday, August 19

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It’s critical to know whether a stock you plan on buying has an ex-dividend status, because in case it does, the dividend would be paid out to the seller. The person who owns the stock on the ex-dividend date will be awarded the payment, which means that you’ll have to wait for the next dividend cycle to receive your first dividend payout from the company.

On the other hand, share prices typically decline just after the ex-dividend date is declared, and usually by an amount equal to the expected dividend. So, this may give you the opportunity to identify a good entry point. If you’re planning on selling shares on or after the ex-dividend date, you'll receive the dividend payout from the company.

Here is the list of stocks going ex-dividend on Friday.

  • Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) - $0.2700 dividend, 1.1830 percent yield
  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) - $0.3800 dividend, 4.6299 percent yield
  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) - $0.8000 dividend, 2.5987 percent yield
  • Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE: PRU) - $0.7000 dividend, 3.6138 percent yield
  • Carpenter Technology Corporation (NYSE: CRS) - $0.1800 dividend, 1.9539 percent yield
  • Snyder's-Lance Inc (NASDAQ: LNCE) - $0.1600 dividend, 1.8621 percent yield
  • HollyFrontier Corp (NYSE: HFC) - $0.3300 dividend, 5.1603 percent yield
  • Pan American Silver Corp. (USA) (NASDAQ: PAAS) - $0.0125 dividend, 0.2493 percent yield
  • W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE: GRA) - $0.1700 dividend, 0.9082 percent yield
  • Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) - $0.1500 dividend, 1.2521 percent yield

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